Week of 02 Dec 2013 Waterbury Hospital turns to PHD Virtual for VM and tape support (06 Dec 2013)
Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut needed diverse backup support, so it chose PHD Virtual because it offered support for virtual machines and tape.
Week of 25 Nov 2013 Mining company strikes remote office backup gold with Riverbed Granite (25 Nov 2013)
Gold mining company uses Riverbed Granite devices to back up valuable data at bandwidth-starved remote offices to its Toronto data center.
Week of 18 Nov 2013 EMC upgrades Mozy with eye on enterprise cloud backup (21 Nov 2013)
EMC sees Mozy as its entrée to enterprise cloud backups and adds it to its Data Protection Suite alongside Avamar, NetWorker and Data Domain Boost.
Quantum signs reseller deal with Arkivio to add file-archiving application to Lattus object-based archiving appliance.
Week of 11 Nov 2013 School district uses Actifio to tame copy data, manage data protection (15 Nov 2013)
Palm Beach County school district uses Actifio to tame copy data and manage data protection of more than 1 PB of information.
Week of 04 Nov 2013 EMC backup SVP: Backups need to go native, not as batch processes (05 Nov 2013)
New EMC backup SVP discusses trends he sees for data protection over the next few years, including why BYOD isn't an IT priority and tape isn't dead.
Week of 28 Oct 2013 Asigra bundles cloud backup software on Cisco router (30 Oct 2013)
Add Asigra Cloud Backup to Cisco's ISR G2 router, and you have the Asigra Cloud Backup Connector Appliance for remote offices and SMBs.
Week of 21 Oct 2013 ExaGrid deduplication boxes get bigger, faster (24 Oct 2013)
ExaGrid deduplication appliances inch toward the enterprise with the EX21000E, a system that can scale to 210 TB in a 10-unit grid.
InMage's 4000 Series "Magic Box" places software, compute and storage capacity on a turnkey appliance for backup, disaster recovery.
Week of 14 Oct 2013 Acronis adds cloud backup software (18 Oct 2013)
Acronis Storage is cloud backup software for service providers and enterprises who want to build private clouds.
VMware VDP and VDPA upgrades unlock more Avamar features (16 Oct 2013)
VMware adds cloud backup and Data Domain support to vSphere Data Protection (VDP) and VDP Advanced (VDPA) apps, which use EMC Avamar under the hood.
No longer a VTL-only holdout, Sepaton launches VirtuoSO backup appliance with NAS interface and plans to add Fibre Channel support.
Week of 07 Oct 2013 Veeam ties backup monitoring into VMware management app (09 Oct 2013)
Veeam Software integrates its virtual server backup with its Management Pack, enabling management of backup monitoring in Microsoft System Center.
Tape vendor Spectra Logic launches BlackPearl appliance with S3-like RESTful interface and LTFS support for 'deep storage' archives.
Syncsort adds ECX for NetApp snapshot catalogues (07 Oct 2013)
Syncsort moves deeper into data protection by adding ECX for NetApp snapshot catalogues, VMware objects.
Week of 30 Sep 2013 Dell backup integration begins with NetVault, DR4100 dedupe appliance (02 Oct 2013)
Dell backup products come from various acquisitions, but at least NetVault and DR4100 now work together.
Week of 23 Sep 2013 Drug research firm mulls tape, picks integrated data backup appliance (27 Sep 2013)
U.S. office of drug research firm Evotec considered returning to tape after a series of disk failures, but went with integrated appliance/cloud combo.
Week of 16 Sep 2013 Tape revenue falls, yet LTO-6 has higher adoption rate than LTO-5 (20 Sep 2013)
Overall backup tape revenues continue to decline, but major tape manufacturers say the adoption rate for LTO-6 is higher than LTO-5.
'Stop backing up' and learn instant recovery instead (20 Sep 2013)
Backup expert W. Curtis Preston's advice from Storage Decisions: Focus on instant recovery, RPO and RTO and forget traditional restores.
Latest Riverbed Whitewater cloud backup appliances ingest data faster and pin it to cache for immediate access.
Week of 09 Sep 2013 Tandberg Data products now compatible with Veeam Backup and Replication v7 (13 Sep 2013)
Tandberg Data announced earlier this week that its removable disk, NAS and tape storage products work with Veeam Backup and Replication v7 software.
Sea Tow marine assistance organization deploys PHD Virtual Backup and Rebit announces version 6 of its backup software.
Oracle tape adds capacity, LTFS for libraries (12 Sep 2013)
Oracle launches faster, higher-capacity StorageTek T10000 tape cartridges and LTFS software to better compete with LTO-6.
Week of 02 Sep 2013 UK production house turns to StorageDNA for more efficient tape use (04 Sep 2013)
Pre- and post-production firm Films at 59 opts for StorageDNA's DNA Evolution to manage its data on tape.
Week of 26 Aug 2013 How do public, private clouds stack up to tape backups? (29 Aug 2013)
Private clouds represent another threat to tape backups, but there are cost and data retention concerns that enable tape to remain a viable option.